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Triple jumper Scott cops first national title at 'Trials'

Former Campion College standout Jordon Scott won his first triple jump national title, while Orlando Thomas captured the men's javelin at the JAAA Supreme Ventures National Senior and Junior Championships yesterday. Read More

XLCR toast of the town at awards function
After returning to the pinnacle of the ISSA/Locker-room Sports Girls Football Competition last year, Excelsior High were once again the toast of the awards ceremony following their successful defence of their title in the recently concluded season.... Read More

Junior Trials move into high gear today
After a slow start yesterday, the Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association (JAAA) National Junior Championships will swing into action today with a full day of action with 24 finals down to be contested.... Read More

Boom Jamaica Derby contenders put in second-to-last gallops by their trainers over last weekend
The days are lessening. The anxiety is high. The mood is getting electric and the connections are busy trying to put the finishing touches on their horses as the June 30 Boom Jamaica Derby gets closer and closer.... Read More

A bumpy but winning 'Flight'

BY HURBUN WILLIAMS Observer writer | Friday, June, 22 2018    

The Michael Bernard-bred and -owned precocious three-year-old filly Nuclear Flight made it two wins from two starts with a plucky run after a poor start in an age group, non-winners of two call at Caymanas Park on Saturday. Read More

#WC2018: Last gasp Shaqiri seals Swiss win over Serbia

Friday, June, 22 2018    

KALININGRAD, Russia (AFP) — A last-minute Xherdan Shaqiri breakaway goal handed Switzerland victory today as they came from behind to defeat Serbia 2-1 in Kaliningrad.  Read More

#WC2018: Serbia lead Switzerland 1-0 at halftime

Friday, June, 22 2018    

KALININGRAD, Russia (AP) — Aleksandar Mitrociv's 13th goal in his last 15 internationals has given Serbia a 1-0 lead at half time of its World Cup match against Switzerland. Read More

#WC2018: Battling Swiss unchanged for Serbia showdown

Friday, June, 22 2018    

KALININGRAD, Russia (AFP) — Switzerland coach Vladimir Petkovic named an unchanged side for Friday's Group E match against Serbia after his side earned a creditable draw with five-time winners Brazil in their World Cup opener. Read More

#WC2018: Nigeria beat Iceland to lift Argentina hopes of reaching last 16

Friday, June, 22 2018    

VOLGOGRAD, Russia (AFP) — Nigeria moved to within one win of the World Cup last 16 as Ahmed Musa scored twice in a dramatic second half to secure a 2-0 victory over Iceland in Volgograd on Friday. Read More

Hope, Taylor take top cricket awards

Friday, June, 22 2018    

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) — Stylish batsman Shai Hope swept three awards including Cricketer-of-the-Year, headlining the Cricket West Indies/WIPA Awards Ceremony staged in Barbados on Wednesday night. Read More

#WC2018: All change up front as Nigeria look for goals against Iceland

Friday, June, 22 2018    

VOLGOGRAD, Russia (AFP) — Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr shook up his forward line on Friday for the clash against Iceland in Volgograd, bringing in Ahmed Musa and Kelechi Iheanacho among three changes for a match in which defeat would see them eliminated. Read More

#WC2018: Brazil beat Costa Rica 2-0, edge towards last 16

Friday, June, 22 2018    

SAINT PETERSBURG, Russia (AFP) — Philippe Coutinho and Neymar da Silva Santos Júnior scored in injury time as Brazil beat Costa Rica 2-0 to edge towards the last 16 of the World Cup on Friday despite another unconvincing performance. Read More

'I'm just a naughty boy living my dream' — Sterling

Friday, June, 22 2018    

LONDON, United Kingdom (AFP) — England forward Raheem Sterling says he ignores the criticism of him in the British tabloid press, insisting he prefers to enjoy how he has risen from humble beginnings to play at the World Cup. Read More

#WC2018: Costa Rica hold Brazil 0-0 at halftime

Friday, June, 22 2018    

SAINT PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — Brazil and Costa Rica were locked at 0-0 at halftime in their second group game at the World Cup. Read More

#WC2018: Brazil vs Costa Rica starting line-ups

Friday, June, 22 2018    

SAINT PETERSBURG, Russia (AFP) — Neymar started Brazil's crunch World Cup clash with Costa Rica on Friday as coach Tite kept faith in the side that started a disappointing 1-1 draw to open their campaign against Switzerland. Read More



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